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Initial SXSW 2011 Lineup Announced

The Bees, Cloud Nothings, El Guincho, Fujiya & Miyagi, Klaxons, Telekinesis, Toro y Moi, and others to Invade Texas

Nov 02, 2010 SXSW 2011 Bookmark and Share

South By Southwest has announced the initial lineup for 2011’s music portion of the conference/festival, which will go down in Austin, Texas, March 16 - 20, 2011. Some of the notable artists announced thus far include: Asobi Seksu, Erykah Badu, The Bees, Chikita Violenta, Cloud Nothings, El Guincho, Fujiya & Miyagi, Ed Harcourt, Klaxons, Light Pollution, Steve Mason (ex-Beta Band), Nite Jewel, Parts & Labor, A Place To Bury Strangers, Small Black, Sun Airway, Suuns, Telekinesis, Toro y Moi, John Vanderslice, Veronica Falls, The War on Drugs, and Wye Oak.

Many more artists will be announced as we inch closer to next March. Here is the full list of artists announced today: A Place To Bury Strangers (Brooklyn, NY), Alcoholic Faith Mission (Copenhagen, DENMARK), Ancestors (Los Angeles, CA), Apex Manor (Pasadena, CA), The Appleseed Cast (Lawrence, KS), Art vs Science (Sydney, AUSTRALIA), Asobi Seksu (Brooklyn, NY), Babe Rainbow (Vancouver, CANADA), The Bees (Ventnor, ENGLAND), Beni (Sydney, AUSTRALIA), Black Math Horseman (Los Angeles, CA), Black Spiders (Sheffield, ENGLAND), Bombay Bicycle Club (London ENGLAND), Braids (Montreal, CANADA), Brandt Brauer Frick (Berlin, GERMANY), Brother (Slough, ENGLAND), The Cabriolets (Madrid, SPAIN), Calder Quartet (Los Angeles, CA), Candy Claws (Ft. Collins, CO), Capsula (Bilbao, SPAIN), Cast (Liverpool, ENGLAND), Chapel Club (London ENGLAND), Chico Trujillo (Quilpue, CHILE), Chikita Violenta (Mexico City, MEXICO), Clock Opera (London ENGLAND), Cloud Nothings (Cleveland, OH), Coliseum (Louisville, KY), Coolrunnings (Knoxville, TN), Dam Mantle (Glasgow, SCOTLAND), Designer Drugs (New York, NY), Doctor Krapula (Bogota, Colombia), Dredg (San Francisco, CA), Ebony Bones (London ENGLAND), Ed Harcourt (London ENGLAND), El Guincho (Barcelona, SPAIN), El Hijo de La Cumbia (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA), Erland & The Carnival (London ENGLAND), Erykah Badu (Dallas, TX), FM Belfast (Reykjavik, ICELAND), Frankie and the Heartstrings (Sunderland, ENGLAND), Fujiya & Miyagi (Brighton, ENGLAND), Get People (London ENGLAND), Giana Factory (Copenhagen, DENMARK), Givers (Lafayette, LA), Go Back To The Zoo (Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS), Gypsyblood (Chicago, IL), The Head and the Heart (Seattle, WA), High Rankin (Brighton, ENGLAND), The Holidays (Zetland, AUSTRALIA), In Fear And Faith (San Diego, CA), Iron Age (Austin, TX), The Jezabels (Sydney, AUSTRALIA), John Vanderslice (San Francisco, CA), Jon Fratelli (Glasgow, SCOTLAND), Jonquil (Oxford, ENGLAND), Kamp! (Lodz, POLAND), Kids of 88 (Trenchtown NEW ZEALAND), Klaxons (London ENGLAND), L.Stadt (Podz, POLAND), Le Butcherettes (Mexico City, MEXICO), Lia Ices (New York, NY), Liam Finn (Auckland, NEW ZEALAND), Light Pollution (Chicago, IL), Luyas, The (Montreal, CANADA), The Main Street Gospel (Columbus, OH), Marcus Foster (London ENGLAND), Mark Eitzel (San Francisco, CA), MSTRKRFT (Toronto CANADA), Miami Horror (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA), Micachu and The Shapes (London ENGLAND), Miss May I (Troy, CA), Mujeres (Barcelona, SPAIN), Mustard Pimp (Melun, FRANCE), Naam (Brooklyn, NY), The Naked and Famous (Auckland, NEW ZEALAND), Nite Jewel (Los Angeles, CA), Parts & Labor (Brooklyn, NY), Plan B (London ENGLAND), PS I Love You (Kingston, CANADA), Pulled Apart By Horses (Leeds, ENGLAND), Reset! (Milan, ITALY), Rosie and Me (Curitiba, BRAZIL), Scars On 45 (leeds, ENGLAND), Schlachthofbronx (Munich GERMANY), Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers (Brooklyn, NY), Small Black (Brooklyn, NY), Sol Pereyra (Cordoba, ARGENTINA), Spleen United (Copenhagen, DENMARK), Starfucker (Portland, OR), Steve Mason (Fife, SCOTLAND), Sun Airway (Philadelphia, PA), Superlitio (Cali, COLOMBIA), Suuns (Montreal, CANADA), The Swiss (Adelaide, AUSTRALIA), Tego Calderon (Carolina, PUERTO RICO), Telekinesis (Seattle, WA), Thiago Pethit (Sao Paulo, BRAZIL), Those Dancing Days (Stockholm SWEDEN), Tiê (Sao Paulo, BRAZIL), Toro y Moi (Columbia, SC), Veronica Falls (London ENGLAND), Vicente Gayo (Mexico City, MEXICO), The War on Drugs (Philadelphia, PA), WhoMadeWho (Copenhagen, DENMARK), Wild Flag (Portland, OR), Wye Oak (Baltimore, MD), Young Legionnaire (London, ENGLAND), and Yuck (London ENGLAND).


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